Nominal Guns18BWAS-1714
NationalityGreat Britain
OperatorRoyal Navy
PreviouslyFrench cutter 'Le Lezard' (1781) (18)
ShipyardDunkerque - Flanders NNF-1774
Ship ClassCerf ClassNNF-1774
Designed by Jaques DenysNNF-1774
Ship TypeCutter BWAS-1714
BecomesFrench cutter 'Le Lezard' (1783) (18)


DimensionMeasurementTypeMetric EquivalentNNF-1774
Length of Gundeck81' 0"French Feet (Pied du Roi)26.3088 (86′ 3″ Imperial)
Length of Keel68' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)22.1067 (72′ 6″ Imperial)
Breadth25' 10"French Feet (Pied du Roi)8.12 (26′ 7″ Imperial)
Depth in Hold11' 6"French Feet (Pied du Roi)3.7352 (12′ 3″ Imperial)

2 Commanding Officers

1.1.1783 - 26.4.1783CommanderSir Richard John Strachan (6th Baronet of Thornton, Kincardine) (1760-1828) ADM 6/23/219
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 5.6.1784
26.4.1783 - 28.8.1783Commander John Parry Dyer (d.1803) ADM 6/23/230
Issued by Edward Hughes (1720-1794), East Indies - Asia
Commission confirmed 13.7.1784
ADM 6/23

Service History

10.1782Commissioned in the East IndiesBWAS-1714
1783Returned to FranceBWAS-1714


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